Post-Truth Censorship: New Techniques for Realtime Shutdown Detection
|Post-Truth Censorship: New Techniques for Realtime Shutdown Detection|
|Presenter(s)||Alp Toker, Isik Mater|
|Title(s)||Founder, Director of Research|
|Social media||@TurkeyBlocks @atoker @isik5 @TurkeyBlocks (FB)|
|2017 theme||Internet Freedom: Present and Future|
AKA. Post-Truth Censorship: The Surprising Science of Shutdown Detection: Wednesday 8 March 2017 (9:45AM - Gallery Front): Discover the new technologies being deployed to combat internet shutdowns, social media blackouts and online mass-censorship as governments invent new “killswitches” to take control political narrative and restrict opposition voices.
We are Turkey Blocks, Turkey’s independent internet shutdown watchdog. Join the conversation as we demonstrate new research and digital forensic tools used to rapidly assess digital blackouts during a deadly military coup, a political purge and ongoing war with ISIS as a deepening crisis grips the Middle East and threatens global security.
|Target Groups||Journalists, activists, technologists, policymakers, internet users|